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Aug 28, 2013 5:00pm EDT
the nation. 1963od with dr. king in when he called on america to be true to its principles. five years later, dr. king stood without me in the sanitation workers of local 1733 demanded justice, dignity and respect. the journey for civil rights, workers rights and economic rights began almost in the moment america was born. it gained new momentum on these steps 50 years ago. it advances whenever the disenfranchised and disillusioned standup, fight back and march forward. because our struggle continues, we come to this but mario not only to commemorate -- this memorial, not only to commemorate the past, but to shape the future. we have a power to carry determination, hope and passion of the march on washington forward. we must also have the courage. when must also have the courage. in the name of dr. king, a philip randolph, bayard rustin, john lewis. on behalf of those whose names will never be known. we must recommit to the struggle as stewards of a nation that belongs to the rich and the poor , to the ceo and the sanitation worker, those with and those without. we have the responsibility to
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 10:00am EDT
in households across america. the summons ignited a movement to make real the promise of democracy. of course everyone knows the "i had a dream" speech, but the fierce urgency of now part of it was not only an inspiration, it was a motivation to act. was not the first time dr. martin luther king jr. urged fellow travelers to reject the status quo, to in his words at the march, refuse to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. seven years early now to trim of in francisco, my hometown, 1956, dr. king delivered the same message to the delegates of the naacp convention. --said "now i realize those all over are telling us we must slow up, he said, but we cannot afford this slow up. we have a moral obligation to press on because of our love for america and our love for the democratic way of life, we must keep moving. in san francisco in 1956 to the mall in 1963 to america today, dr. king's message endures. we must keep moving. our heritage and our hope. advancing civil or voting rights. within two years after the march, there would be a historic civil rights act and a voting rights act. that is
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 5:00pm EDT
america and against our interests. the president is committed to strengthening these programs. he has put forth ideas to strengthen these organs. he is following through on promises of reforms. i terms of specific reports, am not in a position to comment on it because i have not read it. >> is the white house aware of out?toruy coming were you guys aware, and i'm curious if you have concerns about this kind of information being out, or are you comfortable -- >> it is hard for me to a comment on the information in the report. i did not talk to the journalist or can on the story, so i'm not a position to comment on that information. we have talked about our concerns about the damaging leak of classified information, but i am not sure whether or not that applies here because i have not read the story. times talked a couple about the global community being in agreement now on chemical weapons in syria. consensus will strengthen over the next few days, or is it already at a point where the president feels he has international mandate? new -- we consider will continue our consultations with i l
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2013 10:00am EDT
constellation tour. it is the last ship built in 1954 by the u.s. navy. heritage action of america held a town hall meeting in wilmington delaware. it is the last in a series of defundingsupport the the affordable care act law. >> hello, delaware valley. it is so great to be with you. i am part of the team at heritage action. the opportunity to be here in the first state is very exciting for all of us. thank you for the warm welcome. [applause] as you know, this is a nine city true -- nine city tour about defunding obamacare across the nation. we decided that delaware and the surrounding areas are important because weme to agree with vice president biden. this bill is a big deal. it must be defunded. [applause] last night, we were in pittsburgh. we were talking to them after the program was over and they were talking about how great the pirates were doing. that is exciting for those of you that are pirates fans. they told us to give you a hard time about how they are doing better than the phillies. i told them we would have to be careful about that because the eagles have done better in the pr
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2013 10:00am EDT
standards that are in little of informational texts. america is seeing two paths. choice or centralized education by the common core national standards. we have a choice to make. are we going to be a self- governing society or are a -- or society governed by despotism. a portion of one of the many education related events during c-span cost -- c-span's town hall program. we invite you to join the conversation. it starts tonight, 7:30 p.m. eastern time >> tonight on "first ladies." sofrances cleveland is popular. people are imitating her hairstyle. of her for piece themselves. we have always hurt as if we if we owned the first lady peered pictures of the first lady lady became extremely popular. you could purchase your own picture to have in your home. she is used in campaigns. we also have ms. cleveland running for first lady. >> the encore presentation of "first ladies" continues tonight at 9:00 eastern leading up to our live event at 11:00 this morning with the help secretary, we will hear about health care from vic morris, the former linton white house adviser. he speaks for about 25
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2013 5:00pm EDT
and universities -- are subverting the values not only of america, but of western civilization. i do not say that on these or maybe 98%e 99% of american students attend that every single student fox's attitude, nor every faculty or staff member. i'm talking about what the germans would call the zeitgeist , the spirit, the overall tenor. on colorado christian we sayity's campus, jesus is lord. almost campuses, they say jesus is a joke. everybody says that, but that is a general spirit. spirit is ok to follow -- jesus, but do not tell anybody for that. do not cite jesus for anything. it is not the thing to do. at the campus of colorado christian university, we can say error.le is in erro not in we say moral absolutes, and yet moral relatively is the de facto religion of most college campuses. we say capitalism or sometimes with deference to those who spoke a moment ago, we might say free enterprise or entrepreneurship on most campuses, the preference is something quite different. when you call it socialism, redistribution of wealth and income, communism, social justice, it is quite different t
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 5:00pm EDT
, is the drug cartels and the violent side of is a demand for drugs in the united states of america. whether they have a submarine, like i have seen in colombia. it is a violent place when you have armed members bringing drugs across the border into our country. i do not excuse any action that .ook place but to somehow think it is not dangerous when cartel members are bringing drugs up to this country is not an adequate reading of the situation on the border, and i visit it all the time. said, i think the answer to our border control is technology. you have a point about additional border patrol. one of the things we need more of is customs people so we can .xpedite traffic back and forth there are some of us here old enough to remember we used to be able to walk across and have and walkedgales back. think about doing that today. you bring up problems on the border, and with this surveillance capability, we will people back,keep and then we will be able to send these teams out. finally, the coyotes. we know these coyotes are the worst scum of the earth people, and they are bringing people it
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 10:00am EDT
between race and the criminal justice system. lawyer part of the moving america towards justice series. march onlso a special washington event. to haverivileged today a dynamic group of individuals who will guide our coverage around the complicated tough relationship between race and the criminal justice system. a briefrovide introduction for each panelist. they will then be allowed a short amount of time to present their area of expertise and focus and then we will open the floor after i have a series of brief questions to the panel. we will open the floor for your questions. i hope that you have gotten the cards and written your questions down. you will be holding them up so our people can collect them and bring them to me to read. before we get to the panel, it is a pleasure for me to introduce the president of the national bar association, patricia rosier. -- i just can't have her come up. she is the president of the national bar association, the nation's largest association of african american lawyers in justice. portionedicated a major of her life's work to the bar association. s
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 5:00pm EDT
a political perspective, america does not want to touch the kind of mess in the middle east. theink that is just political context and reality of this. you asked whether any of us have regrets. regarding our support for democracy in the muslim brotherhood. let me be very clear. i know you know this. the three people sitting up here today have each been very clear eyed and very critical of what we saw as actions by the muslim brotherhood and president morsi that were undermining democratic prospects in egypt. president morsi issued a decree that set him above judicial review. he ran through a constitution that was asked visionary -- was exclusionary. were pushing ay law that would have eviscerated the judiciary. it would have clamped down public protests. civilld have nationalized society organizations in the country. i don't think any of us had any illusions about the trajectory that he was on and we all voice to those concerns. think, to no way i say that i am easily relaxed about the outcome in egypt. i think what happened on july 3 has sent a country further down the path toward
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
of its kind in america, to enable information sharing across the austin medical community. -- austin medical community. medicalgency -- boston community. the reaction after the attack was not accidental. it was a product of years of training and investment in the link state and local capacity and the quick, orderly, focused, and comprehensive response by law enforcement, first responders, and the larger boston community on that day saved lives. immediate control over the scene by law enforcement and assistance from first responders and medical personnel helped you entry theack fallen fallen and injured, a scenario they have practiced to ensure no one facility would be overwhelmed. citizens stepped up and played a critical role, it hearing for the wounded, donating blood, and submitting videos that helped -- aify the suspects powerful reminder of the role the public lays in providing aid but also providing useful information. the reason why after i became secretary, i called for the creation and then expansion of the argument " if you see something say something" campaign, expanding i
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 10:00am EDT
is it all of a sudden america's fault? and i couldn't agree more with the previous callers that say we should not give any more money to any nation that behaves this way. detroit is bankrupt. sacramento, california, is bankrupt. we have huge, huge problems over here as far as infrastructure. i think we should take care of our own. i'm a first generation american and i can tell you, these countries, we give money -- they don't share our values, they don't share our beliefs, they don't have the same respect for human life that we do. we have absolutely no business giving them our money. i thank you very much. hubie: thank you, shane. from maryland. our next caller from ports myth, howe. good morning. caller: good morning. i enjoy your program here. just a quick comment about what's going on in egypt. people don't realize that they it -- america a pretty much put the president there before, and they lived under, generally, what america -- with freedom. now they have this muslim brotherhood guy who came in here and tried to slowly bring back shari'a law to this country. they'll people are
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm EDT
america sounds like fun. >> i think fun is an interesting way to describe it. >> is the vice president going to join him? >> the current plan is for the vice president to join the president in his hometown of scranton. is should be fun, right? >> that is fun. >> see? >> [indiscernible] egyptian authorities after nearly 600 people killed on wednesday. the turkish government has recalled the turkish ambassador. my colleague was captured by egyptian forces [indiscernible] . -- egyptian forces. [indiscernible] serious acts to stop this violence, rather than just symbols. >> the president did deliver a statement on thursday where he strongly condemned the violence perpetrated by the interim egyptian government against peaceful protesters. that was a violation of human rights that the president strongly condemned. we have indicated that we are going to continue to review the assistance that is provided to the interim egyptian government, and we are going to continue to call on the interim egyptian government to follow through on their promises to transition back to a democratically elected c
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm EDT
did that have to do with anything? america, your complete name is your father's surname and your mother's maiden name. that is running. i do not know that. i was home, and i went to my mother [[ spanish] in practiced. uis -- spanish] in [applause] [speaking in spanish] what a wonderful name that i found. the next day i went back to the a youngm and there was girl in the corner and i walked up to her because i had practiced all night, right? i said, hola, hi. luis gutierrez. she raised her hand. --y called her mister [speaking in spanish] [laughter] i am happy you laughed, because that was reaction of the 30 other students in the classroom. they all laughed. it today.h about but it really informs me about how i live my life and who i am, because while everybody was laughing, i never felt so small, so insignificant, so disconnected from everything around me, so humiliated. it is difficult to describe how alienated i felt from everything around me, how alone i felt. you know something? when the laughter stopped -- [speaking in spanish] [indiscernible] we know they exist here in amer
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 5:00pm EDT
creating competitive industry. >> but since 2000 there's only new carrier in our country virgin america. we have on the others one in minnesota but there new carrier viable since 2000. and don't you think there are to entry that make it hard for new airlines to competitive? over thenk if you look last many years there have been industry.ts into the jetblue is a great example of a -- that sprang grown last decade and has nationwide. so, i think there are ample opportunities and capital vailable for new airlines to enter the market. >> i note that jetblue is only we have nowrket and these three major carriers. do you want to respond? first off, again noting how complementary our two networks by putting them together we create a third competitor -- fourth competitor to what are three airlines larger ta and s, united, dell southwest and allows more competition, not less. 12 laps overlatch being out put00 -- overlapping we can more efficient service to consumers. also note that in the $1 billion synergies that i noted there s not one assumed fare increase. he synergies are not built on assum
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2013 10:00am EDT
of america merrill lynch. we will grow by 8.2% this year, beating china for the fifth straight year. the energy front, our oil production has increased by 50% since 2005. iraq a expects to increase oil production to 4.5 million barrels by the end of 2014 and 9 million barrels a day by 2020. as the international energy agency has reported, iraq is poised to double our export of oil by the decade of 2015. -- of 2050. we will use our strained global oil markets. in spite of this progress, we have challenges that we are working to address. 90% of our economy depends on oil. unemployment rate is 11%, our poverty line rate is 23%. although there has been significant progress over the last few years, and we think the development millennium goals set by the united nations. in order to diversify our economy beyond energy, iraq is investing oil revenues in education and crucial development projects, including restoration of power and rebuilding our transportation system. our economy will benefit from our progress on the germanic front as well. last month, the united nations security council r
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 10:00am EDT
, there is one category where the u.s. has clearly led, foreclosure rates. only in america, can you find a government that subsidizes housing more so that we the people can get less. not have to look overseas to see a well functioning housing market. without government-sponsored enterprises. we don't have to look any further than our own jumbo market that has successfully operated without them. the housing bust, the jumbo market was 20% of our total housing market. there was capital, liquidity, competition, eight 30-year fixed mortgage choice and innovation all right here in america. all of that was delivered for from 7-20 basis points what the gse's offered. modest amount to avoid taxpayer bailouts, government control and economic catastrophe. i think it is important that whatever modest interest rate benefit the gse's delivered to , to some extent, it was clearly offset by the inflation of housing principles for the very same home buyers. in other words, it is not self- evident that the homebuyer was any better off. at, to some extent, it was clearly the end of the day,t argument i hav
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
-market system in the united states of america. [applause] i am working every day to try to help carry that free-market message and try to help when the argument. how many of you have phones on you? take out your phones and text the word growth to 33733. text "growth" to 33733. we are working to try to build a conservative army across this country that will stand up and fight to bring us back to our free-market principles, bring us back to our constitutional liberties, and the only way we can do it is to bring together millions of conservatives across the country. freedom is not some abstract academic concept. it is something we know in our own lives. in my life, my dad was born in cuba. he was imprisoned and tortured, almost beaten to death. he fled in 1957, fleeing the batista regime. he was 18 and could not speak a word of english. nothing but $100 in his underwear. i don't advise carrying money in your underwear. he washed dishes to pay his way to the university of texas. he went on to start a small business, to work words the american dream. my dad used to say to me over and over again, and
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 10:00am EDT
and how we can bring our a game to the table every day to serve america's communities that have many times too little access to health care. so i wanted to welcome you all to the room and welcome senator ben cardin to the room who is no stranger to baltimore medical since and has been around i got here, and that is like 300 years ago. senator was at the very beginning of a great assist to baltimore medical system when we had our help waiver. we had a medicare demonstration project for many years, and every time it looked like it was going to end or expire come -- the senator could be counted on to not only sure it will be realistic but to renew the effort to make sure that happened. when we wanted to build a brand- new building, he was the first one i came to see. which started the conversation when he was on one side of the hill and ended the conversation on the other side of the hill because it took that long for us to get the job done but the senator was responsible for the first public money coming into this venture that eventually grew into the building you were all sitting in now. fo
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm EDT
the national security interests of america. that is what he has done in this circumstance. he has assessed that the best way to tackle this problem is to work closely with our international allies to present a united front to the assad regime. he is involved with our partners to try to pressure bashar al-assad to respect human rights and to leave power. he is involved in providing assistance to the syrian opposition council and the military council to aid them as they fight against elements of the assad regime troops who are waging war against them. and it also means providing humanitarian and assistance. as i said earlier, the united states is the largest donor of humanitarian assistance. to try to meet the needs of those people in syria or bearing the brunt of the violence. >> if this is, in fact, the case, does this change the calculation? he has said before that boots on the ground is not an option. does this change that? >> before we suggest what may or may not happen as a result of the investigation findings be resealed -- be revealed, let's make sure the investigation actually get c
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2013 10:00am EDT
intervention. it believes the rebels will not support america's interest if they were to come to power now. this came out to a letter that general dempsey sent. he said the military is clearly taking out the syrian air force and shifting the balance. michigan republican congressman justin amash held a town hall meeting recently in michigan. he touched on topics like health care and government surveillance. he offered an amendment that would bar the and as a from collecting phone and data records from citizens who are not subject of investigation. the amendment was opposed by speaker john boehner and the white house and ultimately defeated. his town hall back in michigan lasted about one hour and 15 minutes. [applause] >> hello, everyone. ben, he is my chief of staff. he does not just work for me. he is primarily in our grand rapids office, and you can find that on my website, and we have a satellite office in battle creek, so if there is something you would like to schedule, you can contact our grand rapids office, and we will make sure we will have someone to meet with you as well. jordan
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 10:00am EDT
, is a man who oppose the action in iraq. a one could describe him as president who wants to involve america in more wars in the middle east. but he profoundly believes that an important deadline has been crossed in an appalling way, that is why he supports action in this case. when i spoke to president obama last weekend, i said we shared his view about the despicable nature of this use of chemical weapons, and that we must not stand aside. but i also explained that -- let me make this point -- i also explained to them that because of the damage done to look confidence by iraq, we would series ofllow a incremental steps, including the united nations, to develop a public confidence and intro that there is the maximum -- inshore inshore theunt -- maximum public legitimacy for any action. let me say, mr. speaker, i remember in 2003, i was sitting two rows from the back at the opposition benches and it was just after my son had been born, and he was not well, but i was determined to be here. i wanted to listen to the man standing right here and leave everything and he told me -- and believe eve
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. unconstitutional. it goes against what america's founding fathers have said. >> that is a great question. prism program is largely classified. there has been some talk about it. i have to be careful with what i say. the bottom line is, there are too many people in congress right now who are forgetting that there is a constitution that restricts what they do. the point of the constitution is to restrict what the federal government does. in the name of security, they are forgetting that their first right or the is to protect liberties. that is why we have a government to ensure that we have liberty as a people. that is what they are forgetting. they are focused solely on the security aspect. ory think as long as the nsa some other agency is stopping bad guys, they can go after collecting information on all sorts of people and have no consequences. of course, there is a huge threat to that. we do not want the government to have this kind of data to use against americans in the future. >> yeah. about,'m also worried like, all the gay rights stuff. i'm thinking, like, this could be like the racism t
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm EDT
when many of us deployed to central america on humanitarian missions -- all of the skill sets paid us benefits in the 90s and 2000. how do we want to have that dynamic training that will keep people in the guard? we are really pushing this hard right now. we have to have the opportunity to fill vacancies. whether it is a critical chart or a chart fall for two or three years. some of you remember the keep up program, where folks can get away from an employer. the family situation is right. they can go close to an active duty bill, especially to the joint world. to focushat we ought on. it starts with getting the active component, the reserve component, structured right for the future. -- he is heading to the marine forces commander reserve. commanding general of our larger organization. first marine general to command nato forces, general mills. >> as a new one on the panel i will say that i came to work with the reserve component with the greatest respect the cousin twice on the battlefield both in iraq and at -- in iraq and afghanistan. one of the biggest challenges is maintaining th
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 5:00pm EDT
are becoming increasingly militarized in america and it is a problem in adopting military technology that often leads to excessive use of force and drones may be part of the trend. host: jay stanley speech praoeufrps and technology project and editor of the aclu east free future blog. guest: that is a blog on privacy and technology issues and implications. we look at new technology and that have the potential to be used for surveillance or spying and what we think ought to happen with them. host: thank you. that is it for our program on >> organizations and advocacy agenda through the august congressional recess. more about preparing for the house and senate to return with andy roth. recent developments in the u.s. and global oil industries. and obama's decision on whether to approve the keystone pipeline. live aton journal is 7:00 eastern on c-span. townhall, and lamenting the affordable care act. we will check in on congressional townhall meetings. your calls and tweets. it is live [captioning performed by national captioning institute] http://twitter.com/cspanw http://twitter.com/cspanw this
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 10:00am EDT
much, dr. thompson. now, our final speaker is karen, she's the president and c.e.o. of america's health insurance plans, which is the trade association for america's health insurance plans. she's been working with the plans for, i can't believe this, 20 years or so. before that, she directed the a.f.l. work on employee benefits. on the professional staff of what is now the senate health committee. karen's here to share a bit of what her members are encountering as they prepare for the full scale implementation of the major a.c.a. provisions, including ex changes. both the federally facilitated exchanges and the state-based ex changes over the coming months, or weeks as the case may be. >> karen thank you so much for being with us. >> good afternoon everyone, it's terrific to participate on this wonderful panel. i look forward to questions as well. i have four slides after this one, and what i tried to do is anticipate all the great information that would be imparted already, if i knew i was batting clean-up here. what i thought i would do is to give you a birds eye perspective from the
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